Edwin Boyd, centre, was one of the leaders of a gang of robbers who preyed on banks, mostly in Toronto and Montreal. One day in 1951, members of his gang took on the Canadian Imperial Bank in Bradford.

When the gang came north

The Boyd Gang was a group of notorious bank robbers back in the 1950s. Edwin Boyd was not the actual leader, but he was the Hollywood-handsome...

The Innisdale Invaders won the annual Georgian Grizzlies High School Senior Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday by going a perfect 3-0 in the two-day event. SUBMITTED

Invaders run the table

The Innisdale Invaders were the winners of annual Georgian Grizzlies High School Senior Girls Basketball Tournament.

Grizz split warm-up games

The Georgian Grizzlies men's volleyball team opened their pre-season schedule with a double-header against the Brock University Badgers on Saturday.

The Georgian Grizzlies men's rugby team rumbled to a resounding 82-0 win over Conestoga on the weekend. SUBMITTED

Grizzlies dominate

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team was back in action on Saturday at the Georgian Sports Field as they hosted Conestoga.

The New Lowell Knights claimed their second-straight North Dufferin Baseball League championship on Sunday. Pictured in the back row, from left, are coach Pete Kinghan, Sean Connor, Todd Gowan, Todd Patton, Brandon Norrie, Allan Brownridge and Jesse McIntyre. In the front row, from left, are Dale Lightheart, Sean Thompson, Chris Greer, batboy Caleb Lightheart, Steve Baldry, Jake Nicholson and Trevor Martin. Missing are Kyle Ascai, Dan Holwell, Brayden Hubbert and Todd VanLieshout. DAVID ANDERSON/PHOTO

New Lowell defends NDBL title

A 4-1 win over the Orangeville Giants has crowned the New Lowell Knights as North Dufferin Baseball League champions for a second straight year.

Barrie fraud detectives are looking for a man wanted for bank transactions in multiple jurisdictions dating back to late April.CITY POLICE PHOTO

Frauds probed

Barrie fraud detectives are looking for a man wanted for bank transactions in multiple jurisdictions dating back to late April.

Bradford Street in Barrie was closed Monday afternoon when a pickup truck hit a hydro pole before noon. Charges are pending. CHERYL BROWNE PHOTO

Truck hits pole

Bradford Street in Barrie was closed Monday afternoon when a pickup truck hit a hydro pole before noon.

An electrical fire caused an estimated $80,000 in damage to a Midhurst garage Sunday evening. SPRINGWATER TOWNSHIP PHOTO

Midhurst garage fire

SPRINGWATER TWP. - An electrical fire caused an estimated $80,000 in damage to a Midhurst garage Sunday evening.

Vodka theft

A Barrie man faces assault and theft charges after escaping store security at downtown Barrie's LCBO Friday.

     

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